Silver Alert issued for Wilmington man

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - A Silver Alert has been issued for a Wilmington man.

The Wilmington Police Department is asking people to be on the lookout for Jose Villatoro. He is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

Villatoro, 54, is 5'4" and weighs about 240 lbs.

He has short black hair and black eyes.

He was last seen at 505 Cando St. in Wilmington wearing a tan t-shirt, blue jeans and heavy red raincoat. He was wearing a watch on his left wrist and rings on his left hand, one of which is gold with a cross.

He is believed to be heading between Hunter, New York and New York City.

Anyone with information about Villatoro's location should call the Wilmington Police Department at 910-343-3600.

A photo of Villatoro is not available at this time.